After 31 years at the paper, Dale Cummings and the Winnipeg Free Press have parted ways.
Here are some of my favourite Cummings cartoons:
|This cartoon was awarded the 2nd prize at the 6th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition.|
Born in 1947 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Dale studied animation and illustration at Sheridan College in Oakville and, during a brief stay in New York, did some cartoons for The New York Times. He returned to Toronto in 1976, where he freelanced for Last Post, Canadian Forum, Maclean’s, The Toronto Star, Canadian Magazine and This Magazine. Full-time editorial cartoonist with The Winnipeg Free Press since 1981, he won the National Newspaper Award in 1983 and was a finalist in 2004.
He published, in 1993, Best of a Bad Lot with Great Plains Publications:
he also drew, in 1991, the cover of Portfoolio 7: